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Jeb Bush Ties to Street Could Be Hurdle in Presidential Run

When Jeb Bush comes to New York City Thursday, his main purpose won't be to raise money for his possible 2016 presidential bid, but to begin two days of meetings with his employer, the big Wall Street firm Barclays Capital, FOX Business has learned.Bush's trip, confirmed by people close to the former Florida governor, is raising eyebrows among some Republican fund raisers that he remains too cozy with to the financial industry at a time when many voters view Wall Street as toxic.A spokeswoman for Bush, the son of president George H. W. Bush and younger brother of president George W. Bush, declined to comment on the matter. A spokeswoman for Barclays, Erica Chase, wouldn't comment on the meetings, but confirmed that his position as senior adviser at the bank calls on him to "interface with our clients around world, advising them about the impact of economic trends and politics on their businesses." The spokeswoman added that Bush's "role at Barclays began in 2009, through a relationship...

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